The average hourly pay for a Fitness Instructor in United Kingdom is £7.78.
Is Fitness Instructor your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
£7 - £11
£590 - £2,543
£13,483 - £22,052
Your Market Worth Over Time
How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.
Job Description for Fitness Instructor
A fitness instructor uses safe and proven training methods help individuals reach their fitness goals. The individual should be able to adapt their training programs to meet the different and varied needs of each client. In addition to having the motivation and enthusiasm to help the client reach their goals, the trainer should also have a large, relevant technical background. This background should include knowledge of a wide variety of exercises that target each individual muscle and muscle gr…Read more
Fitness Instructor Tasks
- Plan and lead sessions of fitness classes, teaching participants how to properly perform exercises and use equipment.
- Make sure equipment is working properly and facilities are clean.
- Ensure a safe class environment, informing participants of safety rules and monitoring participants throughout the class.
- Help participants tailor the class workout to their individual abilities.
Explore the most common career paths for Fitness Instructor. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)
Fitness Instructor Job Listings
Popular Skills for Fitness Instructor
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Health and Wellness, Training, Oral / Verbal Communication and Weight Loss/Weight Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service.
Pay by Experience Level for Fitness Instructor
An entry-level Fitness Instructor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £7.34 based on 18 salaries. An early career Fitness Instructor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £7.55 based on 105 salaries. A mid-career Fitness Instructor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £8.36 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Fitness Instructor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £9.22 based on 28 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £15.
Pay Difference by Location
Learn more about cost of living by city.
Employees with Fitness Instructor in their job title in Birmingham, England: Birmingham earn an average of 44.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Harrogate, England: North Yorkshire (20.8% more) and London, England: London (8.9% more).
Years of Experience
This data is based on 197 survey responses.